ShorePoint Health Emergency & Urgent Care will close at 4 p.m. today (Tues. 9/27) due to the approaching Hurricane Ian. We will reopen as the weather and campus safety permits. Thank you for your understanding at this time.
Did you know that two to four million accidental poisonings are reported each year in the United States? Over 90% of the reported incidents happen at home. Health officials regularly consult poison control centers around the country about different cases and substances. Poisoning occurs when a person ingests substances that can cause harm to the […]
Most of your body’s organs have well-known uses, but that’s not the case with the appendix. Some believe that your body stores good bacteria inside it to lessen the severity of gastrointestinal illness, however that’s just a theory at this point. One area in which medical experts do agree on when it comes to appendicitis […]
Southwest Florida is full of blue skies and sunshine, making it the ideal place to spend time outdoors. Unfortunately, the extreme heat and humidity put people at a heightened risk of heat exhaustion. While that might not sound serious, you can develop heatstroke if you don’t address the condition, which can cause permanent brain damage […]
Asthma is much more prevalent in Florida than you might realize. In fact, it’s estimated that one in eight adults and one in nine children who live in the Sunshine State have the condition. While there isn’t a cure, you can start a treatment plan to control your symptoms and possibly reverse some of the […]